Wisconsin History Day By Day


Related Web Sites:
The Milton House Museum

Milton House

Milton College Historic District


Read More About It

"Milton College to close" Wisconsin State Journal, May 20, 1982

"Milton College victim of times" Wisconsin State Journal, May 21, 1982


Vocabulary:

Academy
chartered


Interesting Fact:

The enrollment at Milton College peaked between 700 and 800 in the early 1970's and declined to about 200 in the spring of 1982.


Study Questions:

  • When did Milton College close and what happened to its buildings?
  • Where was Milton Academy located?
  • Who were the 7th Day Baptists and what were their beliefs?


    Search these newspaper databases for additional stories about Milton College:

  • Newspapers on BadgerLink
  • Wisconsin Historical Society


    U.S. historical events that occurred on March 31:

    1933: The Civilian Conservation Corps is authorized by Congress.



  • March 31

    March 31, 1844: Milton Academy was chartered by the Seventh Day Baptists. It became Milton College in 1867.


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